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My birthday happened at the beginning of the month. I hosted a big seafood feast. I wanted a bunch of my favorite people together at a table and a ton of seafood – Dungeness crab, oysters, a big stew with mussels and clams and fish, etc. As these things go, I had an overly grand […]

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I realized over the weekend how excited I am about salads for this time of year. Salad in the colder months of fall and winter is a different beast than a bright, refreshing plate of summer produce tossed in olive oil. They’re big and bold; they have heft and weight and substance. And I think […]

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Guys. I know! You’re probably, like, what? Who took over this vegetable-centric, seasonal blog? It’s an outtake from a Red + Blue Velvet Cupcake series that I made and shot for Williams-Sonoma. It is undoubtedly the most ridiculous thing that I’ve ever made, and I love it. Find the recipe here. Also, this patriotic Potato […]

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Bourbon, two weeks in a row? Well, it’s December. It’s December and I’m snowed under piles of work. These Bourbon Balls are my latest for the Etsy blog. They’re the easiest thing ever to make, and they’re festive and boozy and nostalgic and funny to say out loud. My mother made these growing up. A […]

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